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Tapestry from a chamber grave from ca 900 ad at Haugen farm, Rolvsøy, Østfold, Norway.

Kammergraven fra Haugen i Rolvsøy

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Recontruction, drawing by Sofie kraft,  fragment Oseberg tapestry

Recontruction, drawing by Sofie kraft, fragment Oseberg tapestry

Vevd teppe funnet i gravfunnene på Rolvsøy Tuneskipet. Embroidery found in the grave close to the vikingship at Tune

Vevd teppe funnet i gravfunnene på Rolvsøy Tuneskipet. Embroidery found in the grave close to the vikingship at Tune

Oseberg Findings from folder 'Oseberg, textiles - silk': Silk Fabric 1, fragment 2 Drawn by Sofie Krafft: a / ink drawing ('trying construction') and b / watercolor ('character') and cut out. Measure A / B: 20 cm, H: 34 cm, b / B: 5 cm, H: 27.5 cm.

Oseberg Findings from folder 'Oseberg, textiles - silk': Silk Fabric fragment 2 Drawn by Sofie Krafft: a / ink drawing ('trying construction') and b / watercolor ('character') and cut out. Measure A / B: 20 cm, H: 34 cm, b / B: 5 cm, H: cm.

http://www.unimus.no/foto/ Osebergfunn fra mappe 'Oseberg, tekstil - tekstilfragment nr 3,4' tekstilfragment 4 Tusjtegning på voksduk av Sofie Krafft 1916. Mål: B: 32 cm, H: 23,5 cm.

http://www.unimus.no/foto/ Osebergfunn fra mappe 'Oseberg, tekstil - tekstilfragment nr 3,4' tekstilfragment 4 Tusjtegning på voksduk av Sofie Krafft 1916. Mål: B: 32 cm, H: 23,5 cm.

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Guddal tunic (kjortel). Museum : Universitetsmuseet i Bergen,  InventoryNo : 030984, BRM 31/1. C-14: 1005-1025 CE.

The seriously awesome pleated and split gore from the Guddal tunic (kjortel). In striped wool! Norway Museum : Universitetsmuseet i Bergen, InventoryNo : Motif : Guddal-drakten,BRM

The infamous checked fabric from the Viking Ship Museum. Not from Oseberg, but from Haugen, Rolvsøy. Image from: A.W.Brøgger. 1920-21 "Rolvsøyætten. Et arkeologisk bidrag til vikingetidens historie" _Bergens Museums Aarbok_;1-42 https://archive.org/details/bergensmuseumsa192021berg

The infamous checked fabric from the Viking Ship Museum. Not from Oseberg, but…

Oseberg Findings from folder 'Oseberg, textiles - silk': Silk Fabric 1, fragment 1. The character of Sofie Krafft: a / ink drawing ('trying construction') and b / watercolor ('character') and cut out. Measure A / B: 22 cm, H: 30 cm, b / B: 6 cm, H: 23 cm.

Oseberg Findings from folder 'Oseberg, textiles - silk': Silk Fabric fragment The character of Sofie Krafft: a / ink drawing ('trying construction') and b / watercolor ('character') and cut out. Measure A / B: 22 cm, H: 30 cm, b / B: 6 cm, H: 23 cm.

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Close-up of the top of the gore, showing the gathering (and at the very bottom…

Oseberg Findings from folder 'Oseberg, textiles - silk': Silk Fabric 4, fragment 27. The character of Sofie Krafft: a / ink drawing ('trying construction') and b / watercolor ('character') and cut out. Measure A / B: 22.5 cm, H: 30 cm, b / B: 4.2 cm H, 23.9 cm.

Oseberg Findings from folder 'Oseberg, textiles - silk': Silk Fabric fragment The character of Sofie Krafft: a / ink drawing ('trying construction') and b / watercolor ('character') and cut out. Measure A / B: cm, H: 30 cm, b / B: cm H, cm.

A piece of cloth found on the ship Osebergskom. (And now no one can argue against Vikings wearing plaids.) Viking ship  artefacts found in Bygdoy, Norway. Some are now in the Museum of Cultural History. *Possibly a new museum is to be built in Bygdøy in Oslo, Norway. Some items are too fragile to be moved. Info = www.tv2.no/...

A piece of tartan cloth found on the ship Osebergskom. The Huldremose woman who lived in "the Iron Age" wore a plaid gown. Wikipedia says the find is around 340 AD at the latest. (And now no one can argue against Vikings wearing plaids.

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Silk Fabric fragment a. ink drawing ('trying construction') and b. watercolor ('character') and cut out. Measure A / B: 23 cm, H: cm, b / B: cm, H: cm.

The Textiles of the Oseberg Ship - Applique. Animal figures in rondels embroidered in chain stitch in yellow and red on a silk strip.  The strip was then appliqued onto the ground fabric.  The embroidery is believed to have been imported from the British Isles.

Watercolor of silk embroidery from the Oseberg shipmound.

various weave structures and patterns from textile fragments found at Hallstatt

Circa 1450 BC to 400 BC fabrics. various weave structures and patterns from textile fragments found at Hallstatt archaeological site, Austria.

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